[friday, october 30, 2009]    
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[10/30/09 - 06:09 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 30
Updates include: Nick Popovich sets "Airplane Repo" at Discovery; Rena Sofer to visit "NCIS"; and Sasha Alexander to star in TNT's "Rizzoli."

[10/30/09 - 12:51 PM]
Tuesdays on A&E Are About to Get Spooky Two Hit Original Paranormal Series Come Back for All New Seasons
"Psychic Kids: Children of the Paranormal" and "Paranormal State" are both due back on Tuesday, December 15.

[10/30/09 - 12:21 PM]
The Doctor Who Specials Are Landing on BBC America
"Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars" is set to air on Saturday, December 19 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/30/09 - 12:04 PM]
ABC Announces the Season Premieres of "Scrubs" and "Better Off Ted"
The Alphabet confirms the December return dates for both comedies.

[10/30/09 - 12:03 PM]
ABC Announces November Sweeps Programming
ABC details its November sweeps highlights (SPOILERS!).

[10/30/09 - 11:19 AM]
NBC's 'Saturday Night Live' Returns November 7 with Pop & Country Superstar Taylor Swift as Host and Musical Guest
Also on tap: January Jones/Black Eyed Peas on November 14 and Joseph Gordon Levitt/Dave Matthews Band on November 21.

[10/30/09 - 10:03 AM]
The CW's "The Vampire Diaries" Soars to Series High
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, October 29.

[10/30/09 - 08:39 AM]
ABC Is #1 Non-Sports Net for 2nd Straight Night Against World Series
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 29.

[10/30/09 - 06:39 AM]
Swords: Life on the Line Is Renewed for Second Season
New episodes will roll out on Discovery early next year.

[10/30/09 - 12:04 AM]
Interview: "The Academy" Executive Producer Scott Sternberg

[10/30/09 - 12:01 AM]
FOX Says "Yes We Can" to "American Dad"
The network has ordered a sixth season of the veteran animated comedy.

[10/29/09 - 06:17 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 29
Updates include: Oliver Platt joins "C Word" at Showtime; Marc Cherry to stick with "Housewives," ABC Studios; 3 Ball Productions lands "Dad Camp" at VH1.

[10/29/09 - 04:01 PM]
Discovery's 'Mythbusters' Continues to Resonate with Men on Wednesday Nights
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 28.

[10/29/09 - 01:44 PM]
NBC Late-Night Ratings Results for the Week of OcT. 19-23
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 19-23.

[10/29/09 - 12:54 PM]
Syfy Gives Greenlight to "Being Human"
The 13-episode series, due this summer, is a re-imagining of the acclaimed BBC original.

[10/29/09 - 11:21 AM]
Top Model Hits Season Highs
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 28.

[10/29/09 - 10:58 AM]
Nightline Is #1 in Total Viewers -- Outperforms "Tonight Show" for 18th Consecutive Week
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 19-23.

[10/29/09 - 09:52 AM]
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne to Host Monday Night Raw(R)
Said installment airs this Monday, November 2 at 9:00/8:00c on USA.

[10/29/09 - 08:57 AM]
ABC Grows Against Game 1 of the World Series
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 28.

[10/29/09 - 08:42 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Greenlights Nick Swardson Sketch Series
The new series is slated to begin production in November and is scheduled to premiere in 2010.

[10/29/09 - 07:01 AM]
Supernatural Spirits Afflict Victims Through Paranormal Pets in Animal Planet's Eerie New Series, the Haunted
The 10-part series launches Sunday, November 22 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/29/09 - 12:02 AM]
Glee's "Don't Stop Believin'" Goes Gold
The cast's rendition of the Journey classic has just been certified Gold for digital sales in excess of 500,000 downloads.

[10/29/09 - 12:01 AM]
It's a Real Sister Act When Zooey Deschanel Guest-Stars on "Bones" Thursday, December 10, on Fox
Plus: David Boreanaz will direct the show's 100th episode, airing this spring.

[10/28/09 - 11:29 PM]
Live at the Paley Center for Media: "Inside the Writers Room: True Blood"

[10/28/09 - 08:04 PM]
NBC Extends "Chuck," Halts "Trauma"
Plus: "Scrubs" and "Better Off Ted" to return to ABC in December.

[10/28/09 - 06:44 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 28
Updates include: Comedy Central lands repeats of short-lived duo; Idris Elba to play lawyer for new NBC project; and a trio joins Laura Linney on Showtime's "The C Word."

[10/28/09 - 04:20 PM]
The Countdown to the New Season of "24" Begins Tonight During Game 1 of the World Series on Fox
Check out the official teaser for the new season, which will air during tonight's MLB coverage.

[10/28/09 - 03:33 PM]
Production Begins in New York on New HBO Comedy Series How to Make It in America
The series, due in February, stars Bryan Greenberg, Victor Rasuk, Luis Guzman, Lake Bell and Scott "Kid Cudi" Mescudi.

[10/28/09 - 02:07 PM]
On January 12, Spike TV Takes on College Football and the Girls, Partying and Hazing That Goes Along with It!
"Blue Mountain State" is a half-hour scripted comedy series that follows three incoming freshman attending college.

[10/28/09 - 12:36 PM]
Producers Guild of America Honors Award-Winning Television Producer Mark Burnett with the 2010 Norman Lear Achievement Award
Burnett is the first producer of reality programming to be awarded the Norman Lear Achievement Award by the PGA.

[10/28/09 - 11:23 AM]
ABC Posts Its Best Tuesday Numbers in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 Since Premiere Week
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 27.

[10/28/09 - 11:14 AM]
Science Channel Commissions New Episodes of Meteorite Men
Six new episodes will roll out beginning Wednesday, January 20 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/28/09 - 09:42 AM]
TLC Welcomes Back the Hayes Family
"Table for 12" returns with new episodes on Tuesday, November 10 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/28/09 - 09:19 AM]
TruTV Greenlights Revealing Series About Life Behind the Scenes at Las Vegas' Clark County Detention Center
The eight-episode series is slated to premiere in January.

[10/28/09 - 09:18 AM]
TruTV Gets Sturgis Fever at World's Largest Biker Bar in New Series Full Throttle Saloon
The cable channel confirms the show's launch date of Tuesday, November 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/28/09 - 08:36 AM]
HGTV Delivers Highest October Prime Time Ratings Ever
HGTV spins the numbers for the month of October.

[10/27/09 - 10:02 PM]
Ariana Debose and Brandon Dumlao Are Eliminated on "So You Think You Can Dance"
FOX details the latest "So You Think You Can Dance" elimination.

[10/27/09 - 06:41 PM]
Exclusive: "'Til Death" to Get Sunday Slot in January
Plus: "Dollhouse" to return to Fridays at 9:00/8:00c beginning January 8.

[10/27/09 - 04:33 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 27
Updates include: TNT orders "Delta Blues" pilot; Joey Kern to lead "Ghosts/Aliens"; and Ron White to get animated for Comedy Central.

[10/27/09 - 02:57 PM]
ABC Is No. 1 on the Night in Viewers for the 3rd Week in a Row
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 26.

[10/27/09 - 02:35 PM]
ESPN's Monday Night Football Wins the Night in Key Male and Adult Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 26.

[10/27/09 - 02:13 PM]
CBS Announces "Yes, Virginia," a New Animated Christmas Special Based on the True Story of a Little Girl Who Inspired the Most Famous Newspaper Editorial of All Time
The half-hour special airs Friday, December 11 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/27/09 - 01:54 PM]
One Tree Hill Climbs to Season Highs
The CW spins the numbers for Monday, October 26.

[10/27/09 - 01:22 PM]
A&E Finishes Best October in Network History Posting Double-Digit Viewer Growth
A&E spins the numbers for the month of October.

[10/27/09 - 01:19 PM]
Hulk Hogan Joins Tna Wrestling
"I'm thrilled to be jumping back into the world of professional wrestling," said Hogan.

[10/27/09 - 01:18 PM]
NBC Breezes Into November Sweeps with Holiday-Themed Programming, Special Series Episodes and Popular Guest Stars
NBC details its November sweeps highlights (SPOILERS!).

[10/27/09 - 12:13 PM]
TruTV Rides High as Cable's Fastest Growing Entertainment Network in October
truTV spins the numbers for the month of October.

[10/27/09 - 12:12 PM]
Investigation Discovery Breaks Ratings Records in October
Investigation Discovery spins the numbers for the month of October.

[10/27/09 - 11:20 AM]
First Presenters Announced for "The 43rd Annual Cma Awards"
Dale Earnhardt Jr., Neil Flynn, Patricia Heaton, Julianne Hough, Randy Houser, Jake Owen and Robin Roberts are among the first to sign on.

[10/27/09 - 11:04 AM]
Five Tribesmen Adapt to American Life in Travel Channel's 'Meet the Natives USA'
The newcomer launches Sunday, November 29 with back-to-back episodes.

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[03/23/18 - 01:06 PM]
Oxygen Media's "Aaron Hernandez Uncovered" Becomes Highest Rated True Crime Program in Network History with 1.05 Million Total Viewers
Oxygen further spins the numbers for Saturday, March 17 and Sunday, March 18.

[03/23/18 - 11:26 AM]
New Season, New Way to Watch "Wheeler Dealers" - See It First on MotorTrend.com and the Motor Trend App
Starting Wednesday, April 4 audiences can catch the premiere on MotorTend.com and the Motor Trend app one week before it debuts on Velocity Wednesday, April 11.

[03/23/18 - 10:40 AM]
Reggie Watts Is the "Taskmaster!" Comedy Central Game Show Series Premieres Friday, April 27 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT with Two Back-to-Back Episodes
The series, whose format originated in the U.K., requires individuals to use ingenuity and creativity to complete unusual challenges.

[03/23/18 - 09:16 AM]
FremantleMedia North America Set to Bring World's Largest Population of Superheroes and Supervillains to Television in New "Astro City" Series
The live action drama series is being produced by FremantleMedia North America, with its pilot episode being written by Kurt Busiek and Rick Alexander.

[03/23/18 - 09:13 AM]
"Fahrenheit 451" Debuts Saturday, May 19 on HBO
The drama is based on Ray Bradbury's classic novel of the same name, depicting a future where the media is an opiate, history is rewritten and "firemen" burn books.

[03/23/18 - 09:04 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Unveils the Full Trailer for Season Two of "I'm Dying Up Here"
The series takes viewers behind the curtain of the comedy scene that birthed the careers of legends such as Richard Pryor, Robin Williams and David Letterman, showing there's truly no such thing as an easy laugh.

[03/23/18 - 08:19 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, NCAA Hold Off Push from ABC, NBC
The Peacock's "Chicago Fire" edges the Alphabet's "Station 19" in the firefighter drama showdown.

[03/23/18 - 06:32 AM]
HBO Launches "Silicon Valley: Inside the Hacker Hostel" Virtual Reality on HTC's Viveport, March 25
The captivating, interactive VR experience will provide one-on-one encounters with Richard (Thomas Middleditch), Dinesh (Kumail Nanjiani), Gilfoyle (Martin Starr), Big Head (Josh Brener) and Jian-Yang (Jimmy O. Yang).

[03/22/18 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 22
Updates include: Neil Flynn bound for "Abby's" at NBC; Lilla Crawford, Will Kindrachuk snag roles on Bobby Bowman's ABC pilot; and Kearran Giovanni tapped for NBC's "Suspicion."

[03/22/18 - 12:09 PM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Reveals the Inside Story and Untold Events of a Deadly American Tragedy in "Waco: The Longest Siege"
The film provides an intimate portrait of a young Vernon Howell (later renamed David Koresh) and his Branch Davidian followers, who came from around the globe to join the Pied Piper-like figure.

[03/22/18 - 10:35 AM]
Video: "Pose" - Peek Teaser - FX
"Pose," FX's new original series from Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Steven Canals, premieres this summer.

[03/22/18 - 10:31 AM]
Video: Viceland Premeries Trailer for New Series "My House" About NYC Queer Ballroom Scene
"My House" is an insider's guide to New York City's hyper-competitive underground queer ballroom scene.

[03/22/18 - 10:05 AM]
CMT Elevates Morgan Selzer to Senior Vice President of Program Development
"Morgan is a seasoned and savvy development executive who crafts compelling stories across multiple formats and genres," said Keith Cox.

[03/22/18 - 10:00 AM]
All-New Two-Hour Special "Meghan Markle: An American Princess" to Air Friday, May 11, on FOX
The two-hour event will focus on Markle's life and potential legacy as the first American to marry into the British royal family since 1937.

[03/22/18 - 10:00 AM]
CBS Announces Season Finale Airdates for 2017-2018
"Scorpion" will now kick off said finales on Monday, April 16.